Tag Archive: Life


How to save battery life on Android P

You should take advantage of all the battery-saving features Google built into Android P.

With the industry as a whole gravitating toward thinner phones, manufacturers are coming up with new ways to conserve battery life. For instance, Huawei is known to implement aggressive battery saving measures in EMUI, and it tends to get so extreme at times that the feature is known to break core Android apps, or cause a media player to blacklist all Huawei devices  [Read More…]

Life is Strange for Android: Everything you need to know!

Unravel the mysteries of Arcadia Bay in Life is Strange!

Life is Strange is an episodic narrative-based adventure game that arrived on Android this summer. It was first released on PC and consoles back in 2015 where it earned cult-hit status for it’s beautiful hand drawn art style and an engaging storyline that branches off based on the decisions you make in the game. Broken in to five episodes, the game focuses on Max Caulfield as she  [Read More…]

Disconnect VPN will keep your browsing private for life for just $40!

It’s probably trite and a bit cliché at this point, but we increasingly live our lives online. Our bank information, personal information, likes, dislikes, and more are all over the internet — often whether we like it or not. That’s all data, and nowadays, data is a commodity. Your information is being bought and sold. Sometimes it’s simply to show you catered ads; other times it’s for the stuff that after-school specials used to warn you about.

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Android P features you’ll love: Restricted apps to save you battery life

Android P will help you make apps that don’t behave stop sucking down your battery by putting them on restriction.

We all have different wants and needs about what our phone can do for us, but we all have one thing in common, too: we want our battery to last longer. Whether you get more than a day from a phone like the ASUS Zenfone Max and its 5,000mAh battery or you barely make it through the  [Read More…]

TicWatch Pro smartwatch with two displays promises monster battery life

Update: The dual-display TicWatch Pro went on sale in the US. Customers can pick up from Amazon in exchange for $ 249.

The watch is IP68 rated for water and dust resistance and runs Google’s Wear OS out of the box. Most importantly, the TicWatch Pro claims to be able to offer a battery life of up to one month in what it calls Essential mode. This uses only the top display and some key sensors while turning Wear OS  [Read More…]

Ring Alarm review: Professional monitoring without signing your life away

No long-term contracts or costly installation required.

After shipping later than expected, is the Ring Alarm still worth your time? There are a bunch of alarm systems available that you can buy and install yourself these days, but there are a few key points that make the Ring Alarm stand out. From the ease of installation to the low monthly costs, the Ring Alarm system ticks a lot of boxes on paper that people will be looking  [Read More…]

This $20 Helping Hand deluxe stair climber cart will make your life easier

Work smarter, not harder.

Amazon is offering this Helping Hand Deluxe Stair Climber Folding Cart for only $ 19.97 right now. It typically sells for about $ 15 more.

This cart lives up to its name. It’ll help you out with grocery shopping, laundry, events, camping, rearranging, and more. Plus, the innovative design can handle not only smooth surfaces, but curbs and steps. If you live in a walk-up or frequently take the bus, this thing is  [Read More…]

From Google to your phone: The life of an Android security update

Security patches aren’t simple updates that can go out as soon as they are written.

At the beginning of every month, Google releases the monthly Android Security Bulletin and starts to send updates to Pixel phones. It’s great that the company is transparent about what is going on and how things are being fixed even if you’re not the type of person who likes to read the source code.

There is a lot of work that goes  [Read More…]

Want better battery life from your Galaxy S9? Start here!

The Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus were two of the most anticipated devices of 2018. These handsets offer great specs, a great display, and an amazing camera.

Unfortunately, there is one downside to these smartphones – the battery. Thanks to the Galaxy Note 7 debacle, Samsung has been playing it safe with pushing the limits of batteries in its different devices.

READ MORE: Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus Review

The same can be said about the Galaxy  [Read More…]

How’s your OnePlus 6 battery life?

The phone’s 3,300 mAh battery manages to impress.

It’s hard to not like the OnePlus 6. Although the notch in the screen and glass back were thought to be controversial decisions, the phone ended up being our favorite OnePlus product to-date.

OnePlus makes a big deal about the 6’s power, design, and cameras, but how’s its 3,300 mAh battery working for early adopters?

A few of our forum users recently chimed in with their own experiences, and  [Read More…]